The top 10 OLB in the draft: Could the Chargers add another pass rusher?

Outside linebacker is one of the more interesting positions for San Diego entering 2014. The position could be viewed as a deep one if you think Dwight Freeney will return to form, and Melvin Ingram continues his above average play from the end of last year. If you take a more pessimistic route, it could be defined as a position of need with Dwight Freeney unproven in a Charger uniform...
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Nuetral zone infractions and third down conversions killed the Chargers today

The San Diego Chargers hung around in the fourth quarter, but the damage was already done.  The Broncos drew 5 neutral zone infractions on the Chargers today, which was the most drawn by a team in a single game since 2001. Not only did that kill some drives, the Chargers were 1-6 on third down […]The post Nuetral zone infractions and third down conversions killed the Chargers...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: Should Melvin Ingram return?

Melvin Ingram (54) at practice – Earnie Grafton It is no secret that the San Diego Chargers have struggled defensively this season.  The team has been consistently beaten on the passing game and only average against the run.  One problem that has faced this defense is the injuries at the linebacker position.  Before the season started, one of the best linebackers on the team...
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers are about to get a huge boost with Melvin Ingram set to return soon

Melvin Ingram looked comfortable maneuvering through individual drills with his San Diego Chargers teammates Wednesday as he practiced with the team for the first time this season. Ingram is still rehabbing from surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee that occurred in May and remains on San Diego’s physically unable to perform list. The Chargers […]
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Melvin Ingram could return to practice in two weeks

According to Michael Gehlken of the U-T San Diego, Chargers’ pass rusher Melvin Ingram will be able to practice in two weeks. Expected to become practice eligible in about two weeks: RT @cash_a: Melvin Ingram update? — Michael Gehlken (@UTgehlken) November 5, 2013 Ingram, a first round pick for the team last year, tore his ACL during the Chargers’ second...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers: A look at this year’s defense

Believe it or not, the San Diego Chargers have a good defense.  Last season, they ranked 9th in the NFL in yards allowed per game and 16th for points allowed per game.  These aren’t perennial rankings, but there is no reason that this defense wont be better this upcoming season. Some veterans were released and Melvin Ingram was placed on the IR, but the younger the talent will...
July 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers will check out Dwight Freeney

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, free agent Dwight Freeney will visit with the San Diego Chargers today. Now that the Chargers have lost Melvin Ingram to a torn ACL, they may turn to a veteran like Freeney to come in and help out their pass rush this coming season. While Freeney isn’t an ideal fit for a 3-4 defense, he could come in on passing downs as a pass rush...
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May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers LB suffers torn ACL

Chargers linebacker Melvin Ingram suffered a torn ACL during organized team activities. There is no word on how long he will be out.

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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers preseason game 1 recap

Rookie Melvin Ingram was impressive in his debut Week 1 of preseason football is almost in the books. The Chargers got their first game action of the year at home against Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.  Both coaches and fans got their first looks at many of the new rookies and free agent pick ups as well as a brief look at some of the favorite Bolt veterans. One of the...
August 13, 2012  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers 2012 Draft review

Kendall Reyes, Melvin Ingram, Brandon Taylor A.J. Smith and crew can finally start to rest.  The job of the scouting department and general manager is all but over for this off-season.  The 2012 NFL Draft concluded Saturday evening after 3 days and 7 rounds.  San Diego had 7 picks in the Draft, one in each of the first 5 rounds and 2 in the 7th round.  With those 7 picks the...
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss

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